The 5 Healthy Ways People in Happy Marriages Fight

Amazing love doesn’t happen by accident. Oftentimes, couples are negative and sarcastic in their communication with one another. This often happens when they feel they haven’t been heard by their spouse, or that their spouse just doesn’t care about what they have to say. Unfortunately, when people feel put down or unimportant, they become angry […]

Cancer Group Recommends Ditching Bacon and Booze

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has bad news for lovers of bacon and booze: Eliminating processed meats and alcohol from your diet may help reduce your risk of developing cancer. The third report from the WCRF’s Continuous Update Project, an ongoing effort to inform consumers about lifestyle habits that may be related to cancer, […]

2 Weeks Left to Join the Global Hope Challenge

Only one week left to share your story for hope! What is the one thing you turn to when feeling hopeless, anxious, depressed or stressed? Share on our HeroX platform where the top three videos will win prize money ($1,000, $500, and $250). Kicking things off with powerful submissions from Jack.org’s network of young leaders, the goal is to […]

Psychology Around the Net: May 26, 2018

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers why we get so annoyed when we receive unsolicited advice, how technology (like Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant) could be negatively affecting the way children learn to communicate, a new mental health guide in graphic novel format, and more. Psychologists Have Identified a […]

Psychology Behind Blondes vs. Brunettes in the #metoo Movement

Blonde women are arguably the most sexually objectified and stereotyped women, but could this equate to more #MeToo scenarios for blondes? Women often report experiencing increased attention and harassment from strangers as a given when going blonde. With an increased level of sexual attention and harassment, do women with blonde hair (from the bottle or […]

Lawyers Send Mobile Ads To Phones In ER Waiting Rooms : Shots

Some personal injury law firms now automatically target online ads at anyone who enters a nearby hospital’s emergency room and has a cell phone. The ads may show up on multiple devices for more than a month. sshepard/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption sshepard/Getty Images Some personal injury law firms now automatically target online ads […]

Obesity Might Help When Infection Strikes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity brings with it many health ills, but there could be one silver lining, new research shows. If you’re in the hospital suffering from an infectious disease, you’re half as likely to die if you’re overweight or obese, Danish […]

Little Follow-Up for Many Concussion Patients

FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although millions of Americans suffer concussions each year, many aren’t given information about traumatic brain injury or follow-up care, a new study finds. “The lack of follow-up after a concussion is concerning because these patients can suffer adverse and debilitating effects for a very long time,” said […]

How to Survive Snake Season, Even if You Get Bit

May 25, 2018 — Welcome to snake season. As the weather warms up, serpents will start to slither out of their winter hideouts and, inevitably, cross paths with humans. Such encounters may end in a trip to the emergency room. “Throughout the spring and summer months, the numbers (of snakebite-related ER visits) double, triple, […]